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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 21 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 21 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 21, 2019

1526: Babur (Babar or Baber), the ruler of Kabul, leads Mughal forces against the sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodi, killing him in the Battle of Panipat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Panipat_(1526)
http://www.iloveindia.com/history/medieval-india/delhi-sultunate/1st-panipat-battle.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/21-april-1526-the-first-battle-of-panipat-was-fought

1951: U.S. Defense Department announces the appointment of a Military Assistance Advisory Group for Taiwan, on whose recommendation the U.S. resumes direct military aid to the Nationalists

1960: The disagreements between Beijing and Moscow publicly disclosed by some texts published in the Red Flag under the title « Long life Leninism »

1970: On the same day that Soviet Party leader Leonid Brezhnev condemns the anti-Soviet campaign in China, the Beijing People’s Daily publishes an editorial calling for the overthrow of the Soviet government. A joint editorial in three leading Chinese newspapers the next day criticizes the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and attacks the Brezhnev Doctrine

1975: President of South Vietnam Nguyen Van Thieu resigns and flees to Taiwan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/21/newsid_2935000/2935347.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-flees-saigon-as-xuan-loc-falls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xfEJJiGw2g

1999: Agreement between factions to stop violence in East Timor

2003: In Indonesia, seven servicemen, including four officers, are condemned to jail for the murder, in November 2001, of Theys Eluay, chairman of the West Papua’s Papua Presidium Council
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/04/21/1050777211770.html

2003: In Sri Lanka, LTTE break off negotiations with the government

2011: The US military’s top officer, Adm Mike Mullen, accuses Pakistan’s spy agency of having links with militants targeting troops in Afghanistan. He said Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) had a “long-standing relationship” with a militant group run by Afghan insurgent Jalaluddin Haqqani
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13153538